Ricardo "Rico Suave"

23 years old – San Diego, California

This groovy long haired surfer from San Diego has some of the best style and flow in the lineup. With years of surf instruction experience under his belt, Rico is one of the most knowledgeable instructors anywhere and is great at imparting that knowledge onto all of his clients. Outside the water, Rico is a skilled rock climber and you’ll find him scaling some gnarly walls both indoor and outdoor. Rico is a certified surf coach through Water Safety Specialists.

Favorite Surfboard

7’6 Single-fin

Favorite San Diego Restaurant

Oscar’s Mexican Seafood - Pacific Beach